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Resident groups alarmed at CSX's plans to renovate and expand the Virginia Avenue Tunnel have secured a public meeting with Mayor Vince Gray to air their concerns about the projects and its impacts, which range from the use of the tunnel for hazardous materials transport to the presence of asbestos to increased vibrations on surrounding structures to the "potential for stalled neighborhood development" and traffic congestion.
It is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16, at 6:30 pm at 200 I St. SE (the old Post Plant).
For more information on the meeting and on the residents' battle, see DCSafeRail.org. For more information on the tunnel project, which is currently awaiting the any-minute-now release of the Environmental Impact Statement, see my project page or CSX's official site at VirginiaAvenueTunnel.com.
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Gamble Rogers says: (1/15/14 3:10 PM)
Who's bringing the pitchforks and torches? If no one volunteers, I'll make a Frager's run for everyone.

Hopefully folks can be more civil than the ambush meeting with Eleanor Holmes Norton. Sheesh.

A tip for interested parties, no matter your views -- screaming at the mayor probably won't win his support. He's under a lot of stress these days, and doesn't need more from our 'hood. Just a thought!


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